ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will give his first address to the nation on Sunday at 9:30 PM.
The recently sworn-in prime minister’s speech was recorded at 6 PM and the broadcast will begin on state television soon.
Hours before the pre-scheduled speech, Imran Khan held an important consultation at Bani Gala, which was attended by nominated cabinet members and other party leaders.
In his speech, the newly elected premier is expected to announce strategy and priorities of his government, as well as Pakistan’s foreign policy.
On Saturday, Khan assumed charge of the office after taking oath as 22nd prime minister of Pakistan. He was administered the oath by President Mamnoon Hussain.
The prime minister has also approved a 20-member federal cabinet, which will be sworn in on Monday, a spokesman for the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) confirmed on Saturday.
The cabinet will comprise 15 federal ministers and five advisers, PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry said on Twitter.
PM Imran summons parliamentary meeting
Chaudhry also announced the newly elected PM has summoned a parliamentary meeting today.
Taking to Twitter he said, PTI allies and members of the senate have also been invited to the parliamentary meeting.
He added that discussion over the upcoming presidential elections and other important matters will take place in the meeting